The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 98 91 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 6 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.44% 0.98% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.03% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £250 £250 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +85.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £280 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £26.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +38.15%
Applications Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1295 1553 946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.93% 95.16% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 1067 607
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 46 38
Median hourly rate £14.57 £13.60 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.13% +13.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £31.55 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support across the Leeds region.

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support across the Leeds region.

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Applications Support Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) MS Access
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) MS Office
4 3 (23.08%) ODBC
4 3 (23.08%) Legal
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) ITSM
4 3 (23.08%) Workflow
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Document Management
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (23.08%) MS Access
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) ODBC
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Change Management
1 3 (23.08%) CRM
1 3 (23.08%) Document Management
1 3 (23.08%) ITSM
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
1 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (23.08%) Workflow
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Delphi
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
1 3 (23.08%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow